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Washington Dollar Days at Tudor Place

February 6, 2019

Practice frugality our founding father would approve of during the month of George Washington's birth. Take Tudor Place tours in February for a buck.  Members free, as always.


Book early, tours will sell out especially on weekends. House tours sold out on your chosen day? You can still visit the garden.


Come to the Visitor Center for admission and your free self-guided garden map and audio tour.


Practice frugality our founding father would approve of during the month of George Washington's birth. 


DC's only historic house museum with family ties to Martha and George Washington, highlights of the Washington Collection will be on display as part of all house tours.


Tours offered every day but Monday; last tour of the day starts at 3:00 pm.

Click here to register for a date and time. If you have any questions, please call 202.965.0400 or email education@tudorplace.org.

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Simon Jacobsen on Architecture in St. Michael's MD Jan. 19

January 16, 2019

Simon Jacobsen, founding partner of Georgetown-based internationally acclaimed architectural firm Jacobsen Architecture, LLC with his father Hugh Newell Jacobsen, F.A.I.A., will be in Saint Michaels, MD on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Simon Jacobsen (Photo by: jacobsenarchitecture.com) Simon Jacobsen


Hosted by The Talbot Spy, a project fund of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, this special lecture will held at St. Michael’s Inn, 1228 South Talbot Street from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. Jacobsen will discuss some of his award-winning firm’s stunning projects.


Past work includes the University of Oklahoma's Fred Jones Art Center, St. John's College of Art, The Musselmann Library at Gettysburg College, as well as historical restorations such as the United States Capital and the Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C.


Widely published in print and television such as The Wall Street Journal, Casa VOGUE, HGTV's Extreme Homes, Architectural Digest, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, DC Modern Luxury, Home & Design, Design Bureau Magazine, HGTV, Entra Magazine and the hundreds of internet publications and design blogs. Residential Architect Magazine listed Jacobsen Architecture in the top 50 design firms in the US and Architectural Digest lists Hugh and Simon Jacobsen in the top 100 of architects and designers internationally.

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'Elegant Entertaining at Home' Design Discussion Jan.12

January 3, 2019

Sarah Bartholomew (Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org) Sarah Bartholomew

You're invited to attend a design panel discussion on "Elegant Entertaining at Home" Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at American University's Katzen Arts Center. 


This special event is just one of many exploring the theme of how we have entertained in the past and what inspires us today at the 2019 Washington Winter Show (WWS) from January 10 through January 13, 2019.


Moderated by Elle Decor editor-in-chief Whitney Robinson with HGTV’s Leanne Ford, interior designer Sarah Bartholomew, and designer Eddie Ross. Keeping with the Show’s theme “Elegant Entertaining,” Whitney will lead a discussion on entertaining and how interior design influences it. This vibrant group of designers is not to be missed! 


For more information on WWS and to purchase tickets, click here.

Eddie Ross (Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org) Eddie Ross


About the Panelists:


Whitney Robinson is the editor-in-chief of ELLE DECOR magazine. Before that, he was style director at Town & Country, where he assigned, edited, wrote and produced style and interiors stories and collaborated on a wide range of topics throughout the magazine. He was the co-founder of Qulture.com, a bilingual digital destination for arts and culture in the Middle East.


Sarah Bartholomew is nationally recognized for her signature, fresh take on classic sensibility. Known for interiors that balance beauty and function, layer color and pattern and embody both elegance and practicality, Bartholomew creates timeless, livable spaces to call home. Most recently, Sarah Bartholomew launched a collection for Pottery Barn featuring furnishings and home accessories.

Leanne Ford (Photo by: washingtonwintershow.org) Leanne Ford


Leanne Ford is an American interior designer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ford’s easy vibe and personal style match the stylish yet approachable spaces she creates and curates. Her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Country Living, Domino, GQ, Lonny, ELLE DECOR, and more. She is currently the star, along with her brother Steve Ford, of Restored by the Fords on HGTV. 

Eddie Ross is the Co-founder and Chief Content Creator of Maximalist Studios. He has worked as a design, decorating, and food editor for Better Homes & Gardens, Food Network, Martha Stewart Living, and House Beautiful. He appeared in Bravo’s interior design series Top Design and entertaining specials for HGTV. He is the author of the book Modern Mix: Curating Personal Style with Chic & Accessible Finds. 


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